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Forward (association football)

Index Forward (association football)

Forwards are the players on an association football team who play nearest to the opposing team's goal, and are therefore most responsible for scoring goals. [1]

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A.S. Roma

Associazione Sportiva Roma (Rome Sport Association), commonly referred to as simply Roma, is a professional Italian football club based in Rome.

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Argentina national football team

The Argentina national football team (Selección de fútbol de Argentina) represents Argentina in football and is controlled by the Argentine Football Association (AFA), the governing body for football in Argentina.

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Arsène Wenger

Arsène Wenger (born 22 October 1949) is a French football manager and former player.

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Arsenal F.C.

Arsenal Football Club is a professional football club based in Islington, London, England, that plays in the Premier League, the top flight of English football.

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Assist (football)

In association football, an assist is a contribution by a player which helps to score a goal.

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Association football

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.

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Association football positions

In the sport of association football, each of the 11 players on a team is assigned to a particular position on the field of play.

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Austria national football team

The Austria national football team (Österreichische Fußballnationalmannschaft) is the association football team that represents Austria in international competition and is controlled by the Austrian Football Association (German: Österreichischer Fußballbund).

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Cesc Fàbregas

Francesc "Cesc" Fàbregas Soler (born 4 May 1987) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Premier League club Chelsea and the Spain national team.

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Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro (born 5 February 1985) is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national team.

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Cross (football)

In association football, a cross is a medium- to-long-range pass from a wide area of the field towards the centre of the field near the opponent's goal.

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Defender (association football)

In the sport of association football, a defender is an outfield player whose primary role is to prevent the opposing team from scoring goals.

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Diego Maradona

Diego Armando Maradona Franco (born 30 October 1960) is an Argentine retired professional footballer and manager.

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Dixie Dean

William Ralph "Dixie" Dean (22 January 1907 – 1 March 1980) was an English footballer who played as a centre forward.

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Ernesto Valverde

Ernesto Valverde Tejedor (born 9 February 1964) is a Spanish former footballer who played as a forward, and is the current manager of Barcelona.

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Everton F.C.

Everton Football Club is a football club in Liverpool, England, that competes in the Premier League, the top flight of English football.

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FC Barcelona

Futbol Club Barcelona, commonly known as Barcelona and familiarly as Barça, is a professional football club based in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

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Fernando Torres

Fernando José Torres Sanz (born 20 March 1984) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a striker.

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Football in England

Association football is the most popular sport in England, where the first modern set of rules for the code were established in 1863, which were a major influence on the development of the modern Laws of the Game.

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Formation (association football)

In association football, the formation describes how the players in a team generally position themselves on the pitch.

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Forward (association football)

Forwards are the players on an association football team who play nearest to the opposing team's goal, and are therefore most responsible for scoring goals.

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Francesco Totti

Francesco Totti, Ufficiale OMRI (born 27 September 1976) is an Italian former professional footballer who played for Roma and the Italy national team.

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Frank Rijkaard

Franklin Edmundo Rijkaard (born 30 September 1962) is a Dutch former footballer and former manager who played as a midfielder or defender.

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Hungary national football team

The Hungary national football team (Magyar labdarúgó-válogatott) represents Hungary in international football and is controlled by the Hungarian Football Federation.

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Inter Milan

Football Club Internazionale Milano S.p.A., commonly referred to as Internazionale or simply Inter and colloquially known as Inter Milan outside Italy, is a professional Italian football club based in Milan, Italy.

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Joaquín (footballer)

Joaquín Sánchez Rodríguez (born 21 July 1981), known simply as Joaquín, is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Real Betis as a right winger.

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Johan Cruyff

Hendrik Johannes "Johan" Cruijff OON (anglicised to Cruyff; 25 April 1947 – 24 March 2016) was a Dutch professional football player and coach.

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John Barnes (footballer)

John Charles Bryan Barnes MBE (born 7 November 1963) is a Jamaican-born English former professional footballer and manager, who currently works as a commentator and pundit for ESPN and SuperSport.

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José Mourinho

José Mário dos Santos Mourinho Félix, GOIH (born 26 January 1963), known as José Mourinho, is a Portuguese football manager and former football player.

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Lionel Messi

Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini (born 24 June 1987) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Barcelona and the Argentine national team.

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Long ball

In association football (soccer), a long ball is an attempt to move the ball a long distance down the field via one long aerial kick from either a goalkeeper or a defender directly to an attacking player, with the ball generally bypassing the midfield.

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Luís Figo

Luís Filipe Madeira Caeiro Figo OIH (born 4 November 1972) is a retired Portuguese footballer who played as a midfielder for Sporting CP, Barcelona, Real Madrid and Inter Milan before retiring on 31 May 2009.

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Luciano Spalletti

Luciano Spalletti (born 7 March 1959) is an Italian football manager and a former player, currently the manager of Serie A club Internazionale.

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Matthias Sindelar

Matthias Sindelar (10 February 1903 – 23 January 1939) was an Austrian footballer.

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Michael Owen

Michael James Owen (born 14 December 1979) is an English former footballer who played as a striker for Liverpool, Real Madrid, Newcastle United, Manchester United and Stoke City, as well as for the England national team.

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Midfielder

A midfielder is an association football position.

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Nándor Hidegkuti

Nándor Hidegkuti (3 March 1922 – 14 February 2002) was a Hungarian football player and manager.

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Passing (association football)

Passing the ball is a key part of association football.

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Pelé

Edson Arantes do Nascimento (born 23 October 1940), known as Pelé, is a Brazilian retired professional footballer who played as a forward.

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Penalty area

The penalty area or 18-yard box (also known less formally as the penalty box or simply box) is an area of an association football pitch.

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Pep Guardiola

Josep "Pep" Guardiola Sala (born 18 January 1971) is a Spanish professional football coach and former player who is the current manager of Manchester City.

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Peregrino Anselmo

Juan Peregrino Anselmo (30 April 1902 – 27 October 1975) was a striker for Uruguay who was a member of the championship-winning squad at the 1930 FIFA World Cup; he scored 3 goals in the tournament, including 2 in the semi-finals.

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Playmaker

In association football, a playmaker is a player who controls the flow of the team's offensive play, and is often involved in passing moves which lead to goals, through their vision, technique, ball control, creativity, and passing ability.

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Portugal

Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa),In recognized minority languages of Portugal: Portugal is the oldest state in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the oldest in Europe, its territory having been continuously settled, invaded and fought over since prehistoric times.

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Robin van Persie

Robin van Persie (born 6 August 1983) is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a forward for Feyenoord.

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Ronaldo (Brazilian footballer)

Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima (born 18 September 1976), commonly known as Ronaldo, is a retired Brazilian professional footballer who played as a striker.

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Ryan Giggs

Ryan Joseph Giggs, (né Wilson; born 29 November 1973) is a Welsh football coach and former player.

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Shooting (association football)

Shooting is easily the most common way for goals to be scored.

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Sky Sports

Sky Sports is a group of sports television channels operated by the satellite pay-TV company Sky plc.

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Spain national football team

The Spain national football team (Selección de fútbol de España) represents Spain in men's International association football and is controlled by the Royal Spanish Football Federation, the governing body for football in Spain.

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Squad number (association football)

Squad numbers are used in association football to identify and distinguish players that are on the field.

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Team sport

A team sport includes any sport which involves two or more players working together towards a shared objective.

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Theo Walcott

Theo James Walcott (born 16 March 1989) is an English professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Everton and the English national team.

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Tito Vilanova

Francesc "Tito" Vilanova Bayó (17 September 1968 – 25 April 2014) was a Spanish professional football central midfielder and manager.

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Total Football

Total Football (totaalvoetbal) is a tactical theory in football in which any outfield player can take over the role of any other player in a team.

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UEFA Euro 2012

The 2012 UEFA European Championship, commonly referred to as UEFA Euro 2012 or simply Euro 2012, was the 14th European Championship for men's national football teams organised by UEFA.

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UEFA Euro 2012 Final

The UEFA Euro 2012 Final was a football match that took place on 1 July 2012 at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, to determine the winner of UEFA Euro 2012.

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Uruguay national football team

The Uruguay national football team represents Uruguay in international association football and is controlled by the Uruguayan Football Association, the governing body for football in Uruguay.

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Vicente del Bosque

Vicente del Bosque González, 1st Marquess of Del Bosque (born 23 December 1950) is a Spanish football coach and former player who most recently managed the Spain national team.

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Zlatan Ibrahimović

Zlatan Ibrahimović (born 3 October 1981) is a Swedish professional footballer who plays as a forward for LA Galaxy.

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1930 FIFA World Cup

The 1930 FIFA World Cup was the inaugural FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men's national association football teams.

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1933 FA Cup Final

The 1933 FA Cup Final was a football match between Everton and Manchester City on 29 April 1933 at Wembley Stadium in London.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forward_(association_football)

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